After yesterday’s face-slap announcement that he will retire next year, David Letterman told his Late Show audience tonight, “A year from now, I’ll be on a beach with a metal detector.” He also mentioned getting an unexpected response when he called CBS chief Leslie Moonves to tell him the news. And as for Letterman’s longtime makeup person — well, have a look for yourself:

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12 months
Great comment.
Agent M
12 months
Indeed. Much more thoughtful than "he's been phoning it in for years!" Dave had his time, now...
Letterman Fan
12 months
Warren Littlefield said many times that Dave wanted more money than Leno, ownership of the show plus...